Criminology and International Justice
This course provides a foundation in criminological and international justice theory whilst allowing students to conduct specialist research on their chosen subject. Students study contemporary criminological theory in its worldwide context. In addition, the course is designed to help students cultivate skills in general research and analysis alongside the subject specific advanced theoretical work. The course covers the theoretical and practical limitations of criminology and international justice. Students work through a collection of genuine cases.
An Honours degree (2.2 minimum). Degrees in the social sciences, law or other similar subjects are preferred. Those from other disciplines or with suitable professional experience are considered on an individual basis. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable, especially if ECTS evidence is available. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and/or Accreditation of Experiential Prior Learning (APEL) are considered on an individual basis according to current university regulations.
Modules include: criminology and criminal justice theory; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; optional modules; international and UK punishment (theory and practice); crime, violence and abuse; criminology and human rights; criminology of international crimes; criminology of international conflict personnel.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
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